State Inspector General, Office of; powers and duties. (HB571)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the State Inspector General; powers and duties; records exempt under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Clarifies that the powers and duties of the State Inspector General to conduct performance reviews of state agencies also include assessing the effectiveness, efficiency, or economy of state programs. The bill gives the State Inspector General the discretion to refer certain complaints to the internal audit department of public institutions of higher education. The bill also exempts from the mandatory disclosure provisions of FOIA investigative notes, correspondence and information furnished in confidence, and records otherwise exempted by law that are provided to or produced by or for internal auditors appointed by (i) state agency heads or (ii) the board of visitors of public institutions of higher education. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 2.2-309, § 2.2-3705.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/07/2014 Committee
  • 01/07/2014 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101803D
  • 01/07/2014 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/10/2014 Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
  • 01/14/2014 Impact statement from DPB (HB571)
  • 01/16/2014 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
  • 01/23/2014 Reconsidered by GL sub: Subcommittee #4
  • 01/23/2014 Impact statement from DPB (HB571)
  • 01/23/2014 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
  • 02/12/2014 Left in General Laws